at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Job Summary (Primary function)
Director, Publications and Scientific Communications delivers high-quality scientific publications.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Lead the development and implementation of portfolio asset / product publication strategy and plan.
Produce high-quality publications supporting Incyte assets / products and disease education.
Contribute to the strategy and development of disease or product scientific platform / statements.
Interact and lead discussions with external authors and collaborators within the Medical Affairs, Drug Development, and Drug Discovery organizations to develop publication content related to Incyte studies.
Write, edit, and format publications as needed. These include primary manuscripts, congress abstracts, slide presentations, and posters.
Manage external agencies and freelancers involved in the writing, editing, formatting and submission of articles to peer-reviewed scientific journals and scientific/medical conferences.
Manage the review of publications with Incyte authors/reviewers and external authors.
Track and report the progress of publication development. Utilize appropriate software to catalogue project status, drafts, author comments, and Incyte reviews/approvals.
Responsible for budget planning and milestones.
Understand published guidelines for authorship and good publication practices.
Ensure that medical/scientific publication activities are within company policies, procedures and good publications practices.
Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
Degree in a scientific discipline. Advanced degree is preferred (i.e., M.Sc., M.P.H., Pharm.D. or Ph.D).
At least 5 - 10 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, a consulting organization, or medical communication company as a medical / scientific communications manager, publication manager or senior level content reviewer. Writing experience required.
Experience in dermatology, inflammation / auto-immune diseases preferred.
Exceptional project management skills.* Demonstrated leadership in running a publication strategy and plan.
Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple projects; ability to multitask and work both independently and within multi-disciplinary teams.
Understand the clinical development process, especially clinical study data and outcomes measures in dermatology, inflammation / auto-immune diseases.
Ability to critically appraise and apply knowledge gained from the medical/scientific literature.
Strong interpersonal skills for effective professional communications, aiming to cultivate strong working relationships with both internal and external groups.
Demonstrated leadership and cross-functional stakeholder management skills to drive business priorities.
Ability to effectively communicate complex medical/scientific information and contribute to scientific strategy.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Power Point) is required, as well as familiarity and working knowledge of key software applications relevant to publication planning and implementation (e.g., Datavision, literature search indices, journal databases, etc.).
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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